Vivian Virginia Kittle Shipp


She was born at Elkins, on Friday, July 8, 1927. Died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, age 93.

Daughter of Dolly Grace Cunningham Kittle and Ervin Elias Kittle.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Preceding her in death were four brothers and two sisters.

Shirley Kittle of Queens, New York City; Howard Lee Kittle of Dayton, Ohio; Robert Allen Kittle of Elkins; Elton E. Kittle of Elkins; Elaine Kittle of Elkins, and Elizabeth Kittle McClain of Seymore, Indiana. Also preceding her in death was one son, Michael Lorne Shipp of California City, California.

Surviving are his wife Sharon; one son, Joseph L. Shipp and wife Barbara Ward Shipp of Meadowville.

Vivian worked for Wallace Bakery at Elkins, retail sales at, G.C. Murphy Co. and the K-Mart Store in Elkins.

She attended the Elkins First Church of the Nazarene and the Harmony Chapel in Elkins.

She loved her God, family and country. She is now a bright shining Angel.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. The Rev. Terry A. Burgess will officiate and interment will follow.

The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Vivian Virginia Kittle Shipp. We encourage our communities to support one another through leaving memories and condolences at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home website; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.